a. Replace a damaged cord loop "A", "B" or "C" as follows:
(1) Replacement of cord loop "A" (1).
(a) Carefully cut and remove stitching (2) which secures the fixed web keeper (3) to the harness. Cut
replacement Type VIII nylon web keeper (3) the length of the removed keeper (3) and sear ends.
(b) Carefully cut and remove stitching (4) that secures the loop (1) to the harness in two places (4) and
discard. Cut a 8-1/4 inch length of 5/8 inch width, natural color tubular nylon and sear ends.
(c) Position tubular nylon loop (1) as in original location and stitch with double-throw zigzag or straight
zigzag stitching, two places (4) forming loop. Use size E thread, 7 to 11 stitches per inch, and a type ZZ sewing
(d) Position web keeper (3) 2-3/8 inches from outside edge of loop (1) as in original and stitch with
double box X stitch pattern. Use size FF thread, 7 to 11 stitches per inch, and a type MD sewing machine. The two plies
of web keeper (3) shall be located on the loop side of the harness.